SBA Importance of Place

Learning Objectives

The importance of “place-based” thinking in achieving truly sustainable development is:

  • Understand the over-arching issues and processes driving sustainable land use at regional, local, and site levels.
  • Know the importance of transportation planning and siting, and their relationship to sustainability.
  • Become familiar with group participation models for planning, development, and design processes.
  • Understand the sustainable site planning and design process and principles.
  • Practice conducting sustainable site assessment.
  • Become familiar with the approaches that different rating systems take to address site issues.



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